Wednesday, January 6, 2016

My Favorite Day

My favorite day is going to be here before we know it.  I'm talking about Valentine's Day.  I love it.  Crazy too, because it is my husband's least favorite day and therefore he totally ignores it.  But I love it anyway and make more cards for this day than any other.
One thing on my "to do" list this year is to make cards for Send a Smile 4 Kids.  This is new to me but I am pretty excited about doing it.  So here is the first card for that organization. (I actually made eight of this card).
On my computer, I printed the words four places on the sheet so that I could cut four card front panels.  After cutting and trimming to correct size, I ran them through the Cuttlebug with a Darice EF.
The red and white hearts (first time I have used this file) and the image are all cut with the Silhouette.  The image is Doodle Pantry Little Boy Valentine.  I used a pre-colored version. (Look at all the coloring I saved myself!)
Now for the fun part.  This would be a cute enough card (at least I think so) but I wanted to make it really fun for a child so I made a wobble and put it on the back of the truck.
How do you photograph a moving piece?  And I am too inept to know how to include a video so this next pic is a poor attempt at showing you the moving truck. You will have to take my word for it that it really wiggles and gives my child-like heart great pleasure twanging it!!!

So there you have it.  I think I am going to make a few more for my grandsons.  Maybe they will get as big a kick out of it as their gramma!

Send a Smile 4 Kids - valentines
Simon Monday - new
Crafty Sentiments - anything
AllSorts -what's new
Sweet Stampin - new
Little Scrap Pieces - anything
Paper Creators - anything
Doodle Pantry - AIMPC 13
Word Art Wednesday -  anything
Simon Wednesday - something new
Crop Stop - Darice EF, score tape
Die Cut Divas - something new


  1. cute card
    thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments

  2. That is so fun, love the idea of putting the truck on a "wobble" too cute :-) Thanks for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday!! Happy New Year!

  3. Super cute card and a fabulous creation for a boy.
    Thank you for joining our What's new challenge this week at Allsorts.


  4. Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week.
    Happy New Year.
    AnyOldCraft (DT)

  5. Fab card! Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

  6. What a fantastic "first" for you. Fantastic card.

    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

  7. Cute image and love the embossing, fab card... Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' :o) Hugs, Lisa x

  8. Gorgeous card Marsha, thank you so much for playing with Sweet Stampin'. Hope you can join our new challenge tomorrow. Have a wonderful weekend.

    Love and hugs

  9. Super cute!! Thanks for joining in the fun at Die Cut Diva's!

  10. That is a really cute card. I know little boys will love it.

  11. Hey Marsha! Great Valentine Card for Kids. Thanks for joining us at Send A Smile 4 Kids this week. Take care.

  12. This is so cute, Marsha. Thanks so much for sharing your art with us. It's always such a treat to see your cards and have you play along. I haven't forgotten about you either, my friend. Thanks for your patience. Have a blessed week!
    Word Art Wednesday

    P.S. Thanks also for sharing with us at CropStop!

  13. Such a fun Valentine's card and so cute! Thank you so much for sharing your project and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... :)

  14. Adorable card! Such a sweet and fun image! Fabulous coloring!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  15. I didn't realize you had a blog, Marsha, I've bookmarked it! :) Thank you for sending this awesome card to us for the kids at Send A Smile 4 Kids! :) Awesome card! :)

  16. This is too cute!! Great embossing...We are so blessed you joined our Challenge weeks ago and would love for you to join our new Challenge still ongoing at Word Art Wednesday. Want to leave you with the inspiration of the Scripture in 1 Corinthians 2:9-10 which says, "But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”— these things God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God. " Have a lovely week.

    JO ANN